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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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We weren’t trying to be revolutionary in 2002, we just wanted to brew an interesting beer style using extra ingredients we had on hand. The resulting contribution to craft beer’s renaissance, was this rye-centric India Pale Ale. At 85 IBUs, California Sunshine Rye IPA is exceptionally well-balanced with assertive hop bitterness, a toasty, bready malt mouthfeel, and a grassy, dry finish. Enjoy our uniquely original re-imagining of a traditional English style IPA while pondering being the craft beer polymath you surely are. RyeIPA@DevilsCanyon.com


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Masterkush7 (559) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 22, 2014
Pours copper with a large head. Nose shows grassy, piny hops along with faint apple characters. Some spicy rye too. Pretty aggressive flavours. Lots of grapefruit and pine but little else to liven things ups. Not much malt, but some toasty, spicy rye.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (1050) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 16, 2014
Rating #915 - 473mL Can from Coop - January 15, 2014 - Clear amber pour with a bubbly white head. Poured 2 oz for visual but consuming rest from can because well, I fuckin’ feel like it. Head recedes to ring. Aroma is sweet and grassy (distinctive rye malt aroma) as well as light citrus, light pine. Palate is austere, grassy, very much layered with dry hop bitterness. Nice notes of caramel malt, lemon, and pine. A little balanced heavily to the bitter side for my taste, but a solid IPA overall.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
P90G (8) - perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2014 does not count
well balanced. full bodied and flavor filled long and lingering with notes of caramel, butterscotch, key lime pie and gram crackers

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (1125) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 10, 2014
On tap at Beer 39. Clear amber. Sweet tropical fruit aroma. Taste is spicy grains, fruity hops, with a spicy dry bitter finish. Medium body, smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Sampled at the brewhouse. A really nice clean and crisp IPA. A light brown shine to it, that is really easy drinking.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (232) - Redwood City, California, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Fruity, nutty rye spice, caramel malts, bitter peels, mild hops, astringent. Not overly hoppy and the rye notes were a nice touch. Maybe needs a bit more smoothing out of the alcohol but overall not your run-of-the-mill pine and citrus IPA... I enjoyed it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (1324) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Tap at beer 39, san francisco. Clear copper color, white head. Light aroma is malty and fruity. Malty body, hops, fruits, grassy, dry hoppy end.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElGaucho (2229) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Tap at brewery. Malt and alcohol overshadow hop in the nose. Hazy amber body. Sweet malt up front on flavor. Somewhat astringent. Better as your palate adjusts.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jjgmd (1492) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Can. Pours a clear reddish orange amber color with a small cream colored head. Nose is sweet caramel and fruit. Taste is bitter, but not full of any real flavor. Well balanced but no knockout , much better IPAs than this abound. Finishes on more of a sweet malty caramel flavor. Ah... quaff score 5 / 10 ( hardly my definition of an IPA )

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zgaier (1443) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Pours a clear darker amber orange with a beige head and sweet aroma of fruits and caramel. Taste is of hops, caramel, toasty malt, and bread notes, while well balanced leading to a slight bitter, toasty finish. Could use more good flavor


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